Nov. 22, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Alpine 4 Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALPP), a leading
operator and owner of small market businesses, subsidiary Vayu
Aerospace Corporation, announces its newest drones, referred to as
the "Bully Class". This class of drones is in response to
increased requests from Federal and Local law enforcement agencies
as well as inquiries from varying branches of the military.
Two aircraft are being developed; the first is named, "The
Knuckle-Buster," and it's in the beginning stages of production.
The second drone has been named "The Pugilist." These two smaller
drones are suitable for a multitude of environments, with
"infiltration" and "anti-airspace" use cases initially in mind.
"The Knuckle-Buster is a compact, "stacked" quad-copter
constructed from 18-layer carbon-fiber that we produce in house.
The carbon fiber makes it very light and durable," says
Nathan Grier, Vayu's Lead Operator
and designer of the Knuckle-Buster. "it's very capable and will be
adaptable to carry a microphone and camera. It will also be able to
carry and release Class- C flash bang or other non-lethal deterrent
devices. Autonomous capabilities are in the works as well allowing
for uses in many scenarios with law enforcement and military
TK Eppley, President of Vayu Aerospace Corporation, had this to
say: "At Vayu Aerospace, we're committed to redefining the art
of the possible through the manufacturing and designing of our
American Made drones. We are excited to have been asked
to rethink small drones for law enforcement and military use cases.
The "Bully Class" drones will be offered at a lower price point
which allows for greater procurement opportunities without going
through a bid process. Pricing will range from $3000-$3500. These
drones will be produced in-house with sister company, Quality
Circuit Assembly (QCA). Working with QCA has allowed for our team
to make changes quickly and more efficiently, reducing turnaround
times from months to weeks, giving us our competitive advantage.
This has been critical in navigating supply-chain constraints. Our
team of amazing engineers are eager to dive into this new
Kent Wilson, CEO of Alpine 4, had
this to say: "Building upon what TK has stated, we are immensely
proud of our development team at Alpine 4 corporate and Vayu in
leading this unique class of drones. The Bully Class of
drones are meant to be supplied in a higher volume, lower price
point and will fit nicely into the current G1 and US-1 offering,
providing a full spectrum of commercial drones. Additionally, I am
pleased to state again that with the collaboration of QCA, our AVA1
avionics platform has now been fully integrated into the G1
Vayu Aerospace Corporation currently resides in the A4
Aerospace Portfolio and is considered a Driver from the company's
DSF business model.
About Alpine 4 Holdings: Alpine 4 Holdings, Inc. (ALPP) is
a NASDAQ traded conglomerate that acquires businesses that fit into
its disruptive DSF business model of Drivers, Stabilizers, and
Facilitators. At Alpine 4, we understand the nature of how
technology and innovation can accentuate a business. Our
focus is on how the adaptation of new technologies, even in
brick-and-mortar businesses, can drive innovation. We
also believe that our holdings should benefit synergistically from
each other, have the ability to collaborate across varying
industries, spawn new ideas, and create fertile ground for
Four principles at the core of our business are Synergy.
Innovation. Drive. Excellence. At Alpine 4, we believe
synergistic innovation drives excellence. By anchoring these
words to our combined experience and capabilities, we can
aggressively pursue opportunities within and across vertical
markets. We deliver solutions that not only drive industry
standards, but also increase value for our shareholders.
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